Everything in Moderation
Your global guide to the policies, products, platforms and people shaping the future of online speech and the internet

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Jun
14

AI safety risks not to be 'exaggerated', abortion content report and Hamilton 68 creator

The week in content moderation - edition #251
5 min read
Jun
12

What to do about misinformation, and why it won’t work anyway

According to new studies, misinformation on social media could be relatively easy to solve. But, people are messy and human so I'm not hopeful that it will be addressed any time soon.
8 min read
Jun
03

A guide to protecting LGBTQ+ users

Anti-LGBTQ+ hate is on the rise worldwide, and hate speech is increasing across social media platforms. We can and should do more to protect the LGBTQ+ community online.
7 min read
May
31

'Very, very lax' platform rules, 100 days of the DSA and publicly funded online spaces

The week in content moderation - edition #250
5 min read
May
28

It's time to end the 'default male'

Designing systems that work for everyone, globally, is hard — so maybe we shouldn't try.
7 min read
May
24

How to combat 'spamouflage', OpenAI disband safety team and sunsetting Section 230

The week in content moderation - edition #249
6 min read
May
21

What we lose by only being pragmatic about online safety

Trust & Safety leaders at the Marketplace Risk Management Conference were focused on the here-and-now, rather than broader musings about the future of the internet. But maybe these philosophical questions are more important than ever. No
4 min read
May
17

'Ignorant policymaking', a decentralised TikTok and moderation microgrants

The week in content moderation - edition #248
6 min read
May
13

The messy AI empathy loop

The promise of AI with human emotional intelligence is that it can provide custom coaching for T&S interventions — but I wonder what the long-term repercussions may be for society
4 min read
May
10

New UK child safety proposals, watermarking is 'inadequate remedy' and Alexios appointed

The week in content moderation - edition #247
5 min read